Monday, April 22, 2019


WTA Celebrates First Bar Mitzvah

Westchester Torah Academy has hit many exciting milestones this year: opening a second class for its kindergarten, welcoming grades five and six to middle school and breaking ground on the soon-to-be permanent home in New Rochelle. One of the most meaningful milestones

Stein Yeshiva Nursery Creates and Enjoys Matzah Factories

The children of the Early Childhood at Stein Yeshiva are hard at work preparing for Pesach. The children took a break from working on their haggadahs and took a trip over to the Stein Yeshiva Matzah Factory.

Kinneret Joins Area Schools in Building Interfaith Bridges

Fifth grade has successfully completed its interfaith program for 2019, sponsored by the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Kinneret Day School was one of four schools invited to participate in this unique tolerance program. Jewish and Muslim students gathered together for a variety of events to learn and share their respective

WDS Sixth Grade Plans Pre-Pesach Shoe Drive

The sixth grade class joined together to learn about tikkun olam, repairing Hashem’s world, and how performing acts of kindness that respond to others in need is a core Jewish value. The sixth graders planned and publicized a pre-Pesach shoe drive to benefit the Kids Kloset.

‘Names, Not Numbers©’ Is Viewed at SAR Academy

On Thursday night, April 4, over 200 people gathered to view SAR Academy’s “Names, Not Numbers”© documentary film. This was the school’s eleventh year participating in this meaningful Holocaust education and commemoration national program.

WDS Eighth Graders Delve Into Haggadah Assignment

As the eighth grade class prepares to enter high school, it’s important for them to reflect on what they’ve learned so far at WDS to better prepare them for what lies ahead. Morah Ronit took the long portion of Magid from the

Exploring Africa—A Visit From Royalty to WDS

Sixth grade social studies classes completed a unit on Africa. Students explored ancient African history, government, geography, culture, the slave trade, Apartheid, the Rwandan Genocide and much more. Miss Roode taught her students an African dance that she choreographed and

MTA Lobbies for Israel on Capitol Hill

On Thursday, April 11, a group of 54 MTA talmidim and faculty headed to Washington, D.C. for MTA Israel advocacy club, Hatzioni’s, annual lobbying mission, known as MTAPAC. The group was also joined by alumni, including Josh Appel, who is currently in shana bet at Yeshivat

RYNJ Wishes You and Your Family a Chag Kasher v’Sameach

Carmel Academy Presents ‘Romeo and Juliet: The Comedy!’

Carmel Academy’s Middle School Theater Troupe proudly presented its debut production of “Romeo and Juliet: The Comedy!.” The play was directed by Carmel Academy teacher Maayan Loewenberg, who is a trained thespian and wrote the comedic interpretation

Kinneret Prepares for Pesach

From 3 year olds creating Pesach art to scholarly works for the seder, KDS prepares for Pesach.


SAR HS Drama Society Presents ‘And a Child Shall Lead’

The SAR High School Drama Society staged two superb performances of “And a Child Shall Lead.” The play, written by Michael Slade, was inspired by the writings of Jewish children imprisoned in the Theresienstadt ghetto-camp in Czechoslovakia during World War II. The words of these real-life

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